What does holler mean?

Definitions for holler
ˈhɒl ərholler

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word holler.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowlnoun

    a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)

    "his bellow filled the hallway"

  2. hollow, hollerverb

    a small valley between mountains

    "he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians"

  3. holler, holler outverb

    shout out

    "He hollered out to surrender our weapons"

  4. shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squallverb

    utter a sudden loud cry

    "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

  5. gripe, bitch, grouse, crab, beef, squawk, bellyache, hollerverb


    "What was he hollering about?"


  1. Holler

    Holler is a song by R&B singer Ginuwine. It was the sixth and final single released from Ginuwine...the Bachelor. It became a UK top 15 hit.


  1. holler

    Holler is a verb that generally means to shout or yell loudly or passionately, usually to catch someone's attention or express a strong emotion. As a noun, it is used in the American South and Midwest to refer to a small valley between mountains.


  1. Holler

    "Holler" is a song by British pop girl-group the Spice Girls. It was released as one of the two songs picked as the lead single from the Spice Girls' third studio album, Forever. The single was released as a double A-side single along with "Let Love Lead the Way" internationally, except within the United States and Canada. The song was written by the Spice Girls, Rodney Jerkins, LaShawn Daniels, and Fred Jerkins III. The single was a number-one hit in the United Kingdom.

Rap Dictionary

  1. hollerverb

    To contact someone.

  2. hollerverb

    To see someone later. Example. "I gotta bounce B, holla"

  3. hollerverb

    To try to obtain attention from the opposite sex. Or to talk to someone with the purpose of expressing sexual interest in them, to holla at them.

  4. hollerverb

    To shout, to make noise.

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  1. holler

    Song lyrics by holler -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by holler on the Lyrics.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Holler is ranked #6933 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Holler surname appeared 4,836 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Holler.

    93.3% or 4,513 total occurrences were White.
    3.5% or 173 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.4% or 72 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 41 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 24 total occurrences were Black.
    0.2% or 13 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of holler in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of holler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of holler in a Sentence

  1. Lynda Blackmon Lowery:

    How can you bring about change if you don’t do nothing to help yourself? you know you’re gonna sit down and holler about it afterwards. But you don’t get out there and vote.

  2. Andrew Gillum:

    A hit dog will holler.

  3. Marcus Gillum:

    My grandmother used to say,' A hit dog will holler,' and it hollered through this room, first of all, he's got neo-Nazis helping him out in this state.

  4. Tony Peacock:

    You didn't have an iPad in your pocket or TVs at home because people didn't have electricity, so, you would just holler a tune for the enjoyment of it, and to say, I'm glad I made it through the day.

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  • grito, gritarSpanish
  • عربدهPersian
  • cri, hurlementFrench
  • चिल्लाईHindi
  • urlo, sbraitare, urlare, gridoItalian
  • roepen, gil, gebrul, uitroepen, kreet, brul, gegil, schreeuw, schreeuwen, geschreeuw, uitschreeuwen, roep, geroep, brullenDutch
  • wykrzykiwaćPolish
  • țipăt, strigăt, urla, urletRomanian
  • о́клик, вы́крик, вскри́кнуть, вскри́кивать, крича́ть, вскрик, кри́кнутьRussian
  • తెలియచెయ్యండిTelugu

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    transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication
    • A. disturb
    • B. interrogate
    • C. doom
    • D. interrupt

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